It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Life gives nothing to man without labor.
Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought.
There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.
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If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains;
if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
The desire of the lazy kill him; for his hands refuse to labor. Proverbs 21:25
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand;
that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Before the reward there must be labor.
You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience
The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor.
Labor is still, and ever will be, the inevitable price set upon everything which is valuable.
Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright.
Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
Labor is the beginning, the middle, and the end of art.
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labor to overcome the cloud that loads em.
Your labor only may be sold, your soul must not.
Let no one till his death be called unhappy.
Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor done.
It cannot be inherited, and if you want it you must obtain it by great labor.
Temperance and labor are the two real physicians of man.
The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
Many might go to Heaven with half the labor they go to hell.
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
Labor gives birth to ideas.
Labor, if it were not necessary for existence, would be indispensable for the happiness of man.
If a task has once begun. Never leave it till it's done. Be the labor great or small. Do it well or not at all.
Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor.
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor.
A garden requires patient labor and attention.
Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread.
There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor. Ecclesiastes 2:24
Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor.
Take not from the mouth of labor the bread it as earned.
If a man loves the labor of his trade apart from any question of success or fame, the Gods have called him.
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.
Wealth acquired by vanity shall be diminished; but he that gathers it by labor shall increase.
No labor, however humble, is dishonoring.
Although women do two-thirds of the world's labor, they own less than one percent of the world's assets.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvation.